The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Drools
Rank 588 592 574
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Drools 53 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.085% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.31% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 23
Median daily rate £500 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £330 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £624 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14889 14604 14477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.95% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10557 9592 9635
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 201 174
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Drools as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Drools Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Drools
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 30 £500 +5.26% 9
Scotland +1 23 £365 -33.02% 2
London -3 22 £500 +5.26% 3
Edinburgh +6 19 £365 -33.02%
Surrey -6 7 £525 - 2
South East -7 7 £525 - 3
Camberley - 7 £525 - 2
Glasgow - 4 - - 2
City of London +46 3 £450 -25.00% 3
Croydon -12 2 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
South West -6 1 £535 +12.63% 2
Dorset - 1 £535 -
Poole - 1 £535 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Drools also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Drools.

1 107 (88.43%) Java
2 66 (54.55%) JBoss
3 58 (47.93%) SOA
4 55 (45.45%) Spring
5 53 (43.80%) Hibernate
6 50 (41.32%) BPMN
7 49 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (36.36%) Maven
8 44 (36.36%) Oracle
9 41 (33.88%) JSF
10 37 (30.58%) Apache CXF
11 34 (28.10%) REST
11 34 (28.10%) TDD
11 34 (28.10%) Eclipse
12 33 (27.27%) J2EE
13 30 (24.79%) XML
13 30 (24.79%) jBPM
14 29 (23.97%) SOAP
14 29 (23.97%) JPA
15 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (22.31%) RichFaces
16 27 (22.31%) OO
16 27 (22.31%) JUnit
17 26 (21.49%) JMS
18 25 (20.66%) Web Services
18 25 (20.66%) Scrum
18 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
19 24 (19.83%) Finance
20 22 (18.18%) Linux
20 22 (18.18%) UML

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (54.55%) JBoss
2 14 (11.57%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.44%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.61%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.96%) Apache
6 5 (4.13%) SAS
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.65%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.65%) Mule
9 2 (1.65%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.65%) WildFly
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (10.74%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.48%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Google App Engine
1 12 (9.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) FTP
1 1 (0.83%) HTTP
1 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.66%) Relational Database
2 12 (9.92%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.13%) QlikView
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.31%) MarkLogic
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.48%) HBase
5 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.65%) Big Data
6 2 (1.65%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 44 (36.36%) Maven
2 34 (28.10%) Eclipse
3 27 (22.31%) JUnit
4 15 (12.40%) Cucumber
5 13 (10.74%) JProfiler
5 13 (10.74%) Mockito
6 11 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 11 (9.09%) JBehave
7 9 (7.44%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.79%) JIRA
9 6 (4.96%) Subversion
10 4 (3.31%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.48%) Ant
11 3 (2.48%) ANTLR
11 3 (2.48%) Selenium
12 2 (1.65%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.65%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.65%) Hudson
12 2 (1.65%) JMeter
12 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 20 (16.53%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Front Office
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (69.42%) Developer
2 76 (62.81%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.66%) Architect
4 22 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (16.53%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (7.44%) Java Architect
8 7 (5.79%) Java Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Cloud Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Core Java Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Scrum Master
12 3 (2.48%) Azure Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Designer
12 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Lead Architect
12 3 (2.48%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (45.45%) Spring
2 53 (43.80%) Hibernate
3 41 (33.88%) JSF
4 37 (30.58%) Apache CXF
5 34 (28.10%) REST
6 33 (27.27%) J2EE
7 30 (24.79%) jBPM
7 30 (24.79%) XML
8 29 (23.97%) JPA
8 29 (23.97%) SOAP
9 27 (22.31%) RichFaces
10 26 (21.49%) JMS
11 25 (20.66%) Web Services
12 22 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 22 (18.18%) Java EE
13 20 (16.53%) HTML
14 19 (15.70%) jQuery
14 19 (15.70%) XSLT
15 18 (14.88%) RESTful
16 13 (10.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.65%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.83%) Blog
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Linux
2 9 (7.44%) Unix
3 6 (4.96%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Solaris
4 1 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) SOA
2 50 (41.32%) BPMN
3 49 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (28.10%) TDD
5 28 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (22.31%) OO
7 25 (20.66%) Scrum
8 22 (18.18%) UML
9 21 (17.36%) Use Case
9 21 (17.36%) Workflow
10 20 (16.53%) Data Modelling
11 19 (15.70%) Logical Data Model
11 19 (15.70%) Open Source
12 17 (14.05%) Wireframes
13 14 (11.57%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 14 (11.57%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (10.74%) BDD
14 13 (10.74%) Front End Development
15 11 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
16 9 (7.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 107 (88.43%) Java
2 17 (14.05%) SQL
3 16 (13.22%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.22%) Python
4 5 (4.13%) Ruby
5 2 (1.65%) AspectJ
5 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.65%) Delphi
5 2 (1.65%) Perl
5 2 (1.65%) PL/1
6 1 (0.83%) Korn
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Degree
1 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.65%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Ansible
1 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (36.36%) Oracle
2 12 (9.92%) Google
3 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.48%) IBM
4 3 (2.48%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.65%) Solace
5 2 (1.65%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Camberley
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago